28th March 2012
Kotaku provide information they have received on the new future PlayStation console, here are some key points:
*Codename Orbis.
*Has a Summer 2013 release date.
*Won’t be backward compatible.
*Will lock disc based games to PSN account, meaning users won’t be able to trade games.
*Games will be on Blu Ray and Digital.
*Will have an x64 AMD processor.
You can read more here or here


4th April 2012
Gaming website IGN states that it has received information on the PS Orbis, stating that the console will have custom chips based on AMD’s A8-3850 APU and Radeon HD 7670 GPU


24th May 2012
Gameranx posts an image which it claims is a leaked Sony confidential document, that provides specifications for the Orbis:




8th June 2012
VGLeaks reports what it claims are PS4 specs, it stays true to the AMD and x64 architecture of late 2011 and early 2012 reports.



2nd July 2012
Sony confirms that it has bought Gaikai cloud gaming company.



1st November 2012
VG24/7 reports that developers are now receiving dev kits, the processor is  based on AMD’s A10 APU and the Kits have 8Gb or 16Gb of ram